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Jack Ma's $200 billion Chinese fintech firm Ant Group just got the green-light from China for its monster IPO this month. Here's how the company went from an ant-sized startup to PayPal rival

Jack Ma's $200 billion Chinese fintech firm Ant Group just got the green-light from China for its monster IPO this month. Here's how the company went from an ant-sized startup to PayPal rival

9 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Although almost 1 billion people in China use Ant Group's mobile payment services, many people likely have never heard of the tech affiliate company of...
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Pelosi says COVID-19 relief bill must have strong bipartisan support

9 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that any new coronavirus relief package that emerges from her talks with Treasury Secretary...
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Canadian publishers call on Ottawa to force Big Tech to pay for news

9 minutes ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - An alliance of major publishers has united to urge the federal government to effectively force tech giants like Google and Facebook to pay for news content, saying...
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Liquor Barn opening location in downtown Louisville

Liquor Barn opening location in downtown Louisville

9 minutes ago   |   WLKY

Liquor Barn is expanding into Downtown with a new store at 200 E. Market St.
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Goldman Hit With Record U.S. Bribery Fine Over 1MDB Scandal

9 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg   |   4 articles

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. will pay a record foreign bribery penalty in the U.S. and will enter a guilty plea for the first time ever for its role in the plundering of Malaysia's...
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Thailand lifts protest ban that backfired

Thailand lifts protest ban that backfired

27 minutes ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

BANGKOK - Thailand on Thursday revoked an emergency decree aimed at ending months of protests against the government and monarchy that had only inflamed anger and brought tens...
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Verizon launches $44 million upskilling program open to any American who wants to land an in-demand job

Verizon launches $44 million upskilling program open to any American who wants to land an in-demand job

43 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement SEE ALSO: Verizon unveils new business plan with the goal of going carbon neutral by 2035 and retraining 500,000 employees for emerging tech jobs
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NHL Free Agents 2020: Predicting Erik Haula, Mike Hoffman Deals, Latest Rumors

45 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report

NHL free agency rolls on with plenty of big names still left on the market and a number of teams looking to create the space to sign them...
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Thailand revokes protest ban that backfired

49 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BANGKOK - Thailand revoked an emergency decree on Thursday aimed at ending months of protests against Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's government and the monarchy, after it...
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British Airways facing increasing losses as Covid-19 restrictions batter travel demand

British Airways facing increasing losses as Covid-19 restrictions batter travel demand

53 minutes ago   |   RT

Cash-strapped International Airlines Group , which operates British Airways, has been forced to cut its flight schedule for the rest of the year as the coronavirus lockdowns...
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Judge dismisses one murder charge against ex-cop Derek Chauvin over George...

Judge dismisses one murder charge against ex-cop Derek Chauvin over George Floyd death

A Minneapolis judge has dismissed the third-degree murder charge against ex-police officer Derek Chauvin, who is accused of killing African-American man, George Floyd... Read more ...

Record numbers are voting by mail. Here's when states can start processing...

Record numbers are voting by mail. Here's when states can start processing those ballots

In several critical battleground states officials aren't allowed to start processing early ballots until on or just before Election Day. Read more ...

Amy Coney Barrett Moves A Step Closer To Confirmation After Judiciary...

Amy Coney Barrett Moves A Step Closer To Confirmation After Judiciary Committee Vote

Democrats boycotted the vote, pointing to what they called the damage she would do to health care, and reproductive and voting rights, and the fact the vote took place amid the... Read more ...

Brandon Lowe belts 2 homers as Rays win Game 2 of World Series

Brandon Lowe belts 2 homers as Rays win Game 2 of World Series

Kevin Cash was well aware his best player during the regular season was in a Gary Sanchez-like funk ever since the postseason opened. Yet when the Rays' manager filled out the... Read more ...

US stocks gains as encouraging labor-market data overshadows stimulus...

US stocks gains as encouraging labor-market data overshadows stimulus uncertainty

Summary List Placement US stocks slid on Thursday as investors weighed better-than-expected weekly jobless claims against continued stimulus negotiations between House Speaker... Read more ...

Senate subpoenas Facebook, Twitter CEOs over handling of Post's Hunter Biden...

Senate subpoenas Facebook, Twitter CEOs over handling of Post's Hunter Biden story

Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey are being called to Capitol Hill to answer for their companies' censorship the New York Post's expose on the Biden familly's foreign business... Read more ...

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

Health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wednesday redefined what counts as "close contact" with someone with COVID-19 to include briefer but... Read more ...

Donald, focus on biting Joe Biden off the dust, not Hunter: Devine

Donald, focus on biting Joe Biden off the dust, not Hunter: Devine

President Trump should be careful not to overreach in Thursday night's debate when he attacks Joe Biden over the content of son Hunter's abandoned laptop. The target must be... Read more ...

Senate Judiciary Committee approves Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination

Senate Judiciary Committee approves Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination to the Senate floor. The vote went forward despite a Democratic boycott of the... Read more ...

Ghislaine Maxwell denied inappropriate action by Jeffrey Epstein in newly...

Ghislaine Maxwell denied inappropriate action by Jeffrey Epstein in newly released 2016 deposition

NEW YORK - British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell said in a 2016 deposition about her friend the late financier Jeffrey Epstein that she never witnessed "inappropriate underage... Read more ...